HIPAA Compliant Text Messaging App TigerText Can Make Pagers Obsolete

07.31.14 In the News

By: Eli Sprecher, MD MPP | July 31, 2014 (Featured on iMedical Apps)

Along with stethoscopes and scrubs, pagers are one of those enduring signs of the medical provider. With the ubiquity of ultrasounds threatening the stethoscope, pagers may be the next indomitable sign to fall. TigerText, a HIPAA compliant text messaging app, has a lot of potential for improving how providers communicate with each other. The app also provides many benefits that a traditional pager cannot match. However, it will require a culture change before adoption spreads more widely…

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